The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 233 203 217
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.77% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.79% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 33 21
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5187 5674 5767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.21% 97.11% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4395 4766 4815
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Gloucestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Dorset -2 1 - -
Somerset -12 1 £27,000 -22.85%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (66.67%) MySQL
3 27 (60.00%) Apache
3 27 (60.00%) VMware
3 27 (60.00%) LAMP
4 26 (57.78%) PHP
5 24 (53.33%) Perl
6 23 (51.11%) SNMP
6 23 (51.11%) IPv4
6 23 (51.11%) IPv6
6 23 (51.11%) MPLS
6 23 (51.11%) OSPF
6 23 (51.11%) EIGRP
6 23 (51.11%) Telecoms
7 22 (48.89%) VLAN
8 15 (33.33%) WAN
8 15 (33.33%) LAN
9 14 (31.11%) Presales
9 14 (31.11%) L2TP
9 14 (31.11%) BGP
10 13 (28.89%) DevOps
10 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
12 10 (22.22%) Puppet
13 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
13 9 (20.00%) Python
14 8 (17.78%) VoIP
14 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
14 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (60.00%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) EIGRP
1 23 (51.11%) IPv4
1 23 (51.11%) IPv6
1 23 (51.11%) MPLS
1 23 (51.11%) OSPF
1 23 (51.11%) SNMP
2 22 (48.89%) VLAN
3 15 (33.33%) LAN
3 15 (33.33%) WAN
4 14 (31.11%) BGP
4 14 (31.11%) L2TP
5 8 (17.78%) VoIP
6 4 (8.89%) Firewall
6 4 (8.89%) HTTP
7 2 (4.44%) Internet
7 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.22%) VPN
8 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Infinispan
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 23 (51.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) LAMP
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) HornetQ
4 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.33%) CentOS
3 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Presales
2 13 (28.89%) DevOps
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Scrum
5 3 (6.67%) Change Management
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.67%) Kanban
5 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.22%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) SDLC
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) PHP
2 24 (53.33%) Perl
3 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) RHCE
3 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) KVM
3 4 (8.89%) Xen
4 1 (2.22%) Gluster
4 1 (2.22%) iptables
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
2 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Capistrano
4 2 (4.44%) Ansible
4 2 (4.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.22%) Check_MK
5 1 (2.22%) Graylog
5 1 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.22%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Qualys
5 1 (2.22%) Sophos
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk